ASUS TUF VS ROG – Pros & Cons | April 22

ASUS TUF Gaming Laptop has some serious competition from ROG (Republic of Gamers), its gaming sub-brand. In this article we will be pitting the two brands against each other in a specs battle. So without further ado let’s get started.

ASUS TUF Pros:

1. Better value for money – you get more laptop for your buck with the TUF range.

2. More durable – the tough build quality means these laptops can withstand more wear and tear.

3. Excellent performance – thanks to the powerful hardware inside, you’ll enjoy excellent gaming and general use performance from a TUF laptop.

ASUS ROG Pros:

1. Premium design and build quality – these laptops look and feel the part, with a high-end finish that’s sure to turn heads.

2. Ultimate performance – with the very best hardware on offer, ROG laptops offer unrivalled gaming and general use performance.

3. Overclockable processors – if you want to push your laptop to the limit, many ROG models come with overclockable processors, giving you an extra boost in speed and power.

ASUS TUF Cons:

1. Limited availability – not all markets sell the ASUS TUF range, so it can be tricky to get your hands on one depending on where you live.

2. Not as powerful as ROG laptops – while still offering excellent performance, TUF models can’t quite match their ROG cousins when it comes to raw power.

Check out some of the best selling Asus TUF Laptops:

Bestseller No. 1
ASUS TUF Gaming F17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type, Intel Core i7-11800H Processor, GeForce RTX 3060, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Gigabit Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, TUF706HM-ES76
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6 Graphics up to 1630MHz at 90W (95W with Dynamic Boost 2.0)
  • 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H Processor (24M Cache, up to 4.6 GHz, 8 Cores)
  • 15.6” 144Hz FHD (1920x1080) IPS-Type display
Bestseller No. 2
ASUS TUF Dash 15 (2021) Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz FHD, GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, Intel Core i7-11370H, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10, Eclipse Grey Color, TUF516PE-AB73
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4GB GDDR6 up to 1585MHz at 60W (75W with Dynamic Boost 2.0)
  • Intel Core i7-11370H processor (12M Cache, up to 4.8GHz)
  • 15.6” 144Hz IPS-Type Full HD (1920x1080) display with adaptive sync
Bestseller No. 3
ASUS TUF Gaming F17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 144Hz FHD IPS-Type Display, Intel Core i5-10300H, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10, Bonfire Black, FX706LI-ES53
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6 Graphics up to 1585MHz at 80W TGP.
  • Quad-core Intel Core 15-10300H Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.5 GHz, 4 cores)
  • 144Hz17.3” Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-Type display
SaleBestseller No. 4
ASUS TUF Gaming F17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type, Intel Core i7-11800H Processor, GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, Gigabit Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, TUF706HEB-DB74
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4GB GDDR6 Graphics up to 1585MHz at 60W (75W with Dynamic Boost 2.0)
  • 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H Processor (24M Cache, up to 4.6 GHz, 8 Cores)
  • 17.3” 144Hz FHD (1920x1080) IPS-Type display
SaleBestseller No. 5
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Bestseller No. 6
ASUS TUF Gaming M3 Mouse
  • Ergonomic and lightweight for comfortable high-speed manoeuvring using claw or palm grip
  • Gaming-grade 7000-dpi optical sensor for Pixel-precise tracking, Plus two DPI buttons for on-the-fly sensitivity adjustments
  • Validated for tough duty with a specialised coating for added durability, 20-MILLION-CLICK switches and Teflon feet built for up to 250km of use
Bestseller No. 7
ASUS TUF Gaming F17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” FHD IPS-Type Display, Intel Core i5-10300H, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10, Bonfire Black, FX706LI-RS53
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6 Graphics up to 1585MHz at 80W TGP
  • Quad-core Intel Core 15-10300H Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.5 GHz, 4 cores)
  • 17.3” Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-Type display

ASUS ROG Cons:

1. More expensive – as you’d expect from a premium gaming laptop, ROG models come with a higher price tag than the TUF range.

2. Heavier and bulkier – packing in all that extra power comes at a cost, and ROG laptops are usually heavier and chunkier than their TUF counterparts.

So, there you have it – a rundown of the key pros and cons of ASUS TUF and ROG laptops. Now it’s time to decide which is right for you…

If you’re looking for a durable laptop that won’t break the bank, the ASUS TUF range is a great option. These laptops offer excellent value for money, along with impressive performance and a robust build quality that can withstand some serious abuse.

On the other hand, if you’re after the very best gaming and general use performance money can buy, an ROG laptop is the way to go. Yes, they’re more expensive than TUF models, but you’re getting a premium laptop with top-of-the-line hardware that will give you an incredible computing experience.

Daniel Azree
Daniel is the founder CEO of Laptopsea and other Gaming Websites. A website that provides buying guides and information on pc components. He has a passion for writing, and he loves to write about anything related to pc components.